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Prescription Drug Affordability Stakeholder Council

The purpose of the Prescription Drug Affordability Stakeholder Council is to provide stakeholder input to assist the Board in making decisions to protect the State, its residents, and other stakeholders in the Maryland health care system.

The Stakeholder Council consists of 26 members, jointly appointed by the Speaker of the House, the President of the Senate, and the Governor. From among the membership of the Council, the Chair of the Board appoints two members to serve as co-chairs. A member’s term is three years, with the initial members serving staggered terms as required under Md. Code Ann., Health-General § 21-2C-04.

You can find a current roster of the Stakeholder Council here (Updated 6/27/2022).

The Stakeholder Council’s current schedule can be found below:

June 27, 2022

The June meeting of the Stakeholder Council will be held on June 27, 2022, at 2:00 pm. The meeting will be held remotely, and the public can register for the meeting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting. PDAB staff politely requests that you mute your line after entering the meeting.

The Stakeholder Council has set aside an opportunity for public comment during the meeting. In the interest of holding an orderly, efficient meeting, public comments must concern agenda items for this meeting and will be subject to a time limit of one minute and thirty seconds per comment. You may view the agenda for this meeting when it is posted below. If you are interested in securing a slot to speak to the Council, please email support.pdab@maryland.gov at least one week prior to the day of the meeting with (1) your name, (2) your address, and (3) the agenda item your comment will address. PDAB staff will reach out to you directly to confirm your reservation or provide additional details.

The Stakeholder Council also provides the public with the opportunity to provide written comments, which may be submitted via support.pdab@maryland.gov at any time. PDAB staff will provide the comments to the Council at regular intervals and prior to each meeting. Additional presentation materials will be uploaded and posted here as they are received.

April 26, 2022

The April meeting of the Stakeholder Council will be held on April 26, 2022, at 2:00 pm. The meeting will be held remotely, but the public can register for the meeting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting. PDAB staff politely requests that you mute your line after entering the meeting.

The Stakeholder Council has set aside an opportunity for public comment during the meeting. In the interest of holding an orderly, efficient meeting, public comments must concern agenda items for this meeting and will be subject to a time limit of one minute and thirty seconds per comment. You may view the agenda for this meeting when it is posted below. If you are interested in securing a slot to speak to the Council, please email support.pdab@maryland.gov at least one week prior to the day of the meeting with (1) your name, (2) your address, and (3) the agenda item your comment will address. PDAB staff will reach out to you directly to confirm your reservation or provide additional details.

The Stakeholder Council also provides the public with the opportunity to provide written comments on pending business. Written comments may be submitted via support.pdab@maryland.gov at any time. PDAB staff will provide the comments to the Council at regular intervals and prior to each meeting. Additional presentation materials will be uploaded and posted here as they are received.

February 23, 2022

The inaugural meeting of the Stakeholder Council will be held on February 23, 2022, at 9:00 am. The meeting will be held remote, but the public can register for the meeting here . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting. PDAB staff politely requests that you mute your line after entering the meeting.

The Stakeholder Council has set aside an opportunity for public comment during the meeting. In the interest of holding an orderly, efficient meeting, public comments must concern agenda items for this meeting and will be subject to a time limit of one minute and thirty seconds per comment. You may view the agenda for this meeting when it is posted below. If you are interested in securing a slot to speak to the Council, please email support.pdab@maryland.gov at least one week prior to the day of the meeting with (1) your name, (2) your address, and (3) the agenda item your comment will address. PDAB staff will reach out to you directly to confirm your reservation or provide additional details.

The Stakeholder Council also provides the public with the opportunity to provide written comments on pending business. Written comments may be submitted via support.pdab@maryland.gov at any time. PDAB staff will provide the comments to the Council at regular intervals and prior to each meeting. Additional presentation materials will be uploaded and posted here as they are received.

The Prescription Drug Affordability Stakeholder Council regularly meets on the fourth Monday of every other month. The Stakeholder Council may add additional meetings or adjust its schedule as necessary. Any changes to the Council's schedule will be posted to this website and shared via our mailing list. Below is the regular meeting schedule for the Stakeholder Council for Calendar Year 2022:

  • February 23, 2022 @ 9:00am
  • April 26, 2022 @ 2:00pm
  • June 27, 2022 @ 2:00pm
  • August 22, 2022 @ 2:00pm
  • October 24, 2022 @ 2:00pm